EventsA Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans into Illinois

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A Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans into Illinois

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
West Belmont

Description

In this presentation, Chief White Winnebago will introduce participants to the culture and history of the HoChunk nation. He will examine the history of his tribal territory and settlements, how his family was relocated into Starved Rock, tribal names and culture, his regalia, and artifacts. For family audiences, there will be Native Dancing, Storytelling, and felt touching.

How to Attend
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Accessibility
Need sign language interpretation or other accessibility assistance for this event? Please call (312) 747-8184 or email access@chipublib.org to request accommodations. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event.

This event is part of the 2023 One Book, One Chicago season, exploring the book There There by Tommy Orange.

Program:
One Book, One Chicago
Suitable for:
Kids: 6 to 13 years
Teens: 13 to 19 years
Adults: 18 and up
Type:
History and Genealogy
Lectures
Language:
English

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